Flood Warning issued for Big Nance Creek & Paint Rock River

The Weather Authority

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Flood Warning for the Big Nance Creek at Courtland through Friday evening. At 11:30 am Wednesday morning, the creek level was at 10.6′.

Forecast creek level of Big Nance Creek

The creek is expected to crest rise above flood stage late this evening to a crest of 16.5′ early Thursday morning. It will then fall below flood stage by early Friday afternoon. Moderate flooding is forecasted.

At 16′, water begins to cover roads south of downtown Courtland. This crest compares to a previous crest of 16.5′ on 4/7/1956.

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a Flood Warning for the Paint Rock River near Woodville from early Friday morning until Saturday afternoon. At 4:00 pm Wednesday, the river level was at 3.2′.

The river is expected to rise above flood stage early Friday morning to a crest of 16′ early Friday afternoon. Minor flooding is expected before it falls below the flood stage Saturday afternoon.

At 15′, floodwaters affect mostly bottomland along the river, including low-lying farm and pastureland. This crest compares to a previous crest of 16′ on 04/27/1967.

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